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Forgiveness; December 14, 2022


Luke 1:77 “…to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins.” This same verse came up in our readings just two weeks ago, and I wrote about how John the Baptist’s commission has now been … Continue reading

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Redemption; October 25, 2022


Isaiah 44:22 “I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.” This past Sunday the subject came up of people who don’t believe they are worthy … Continue reading

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Heart Attitude; August 31, 2022


Psalm 66:18 If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened This little verse in an anonymous Psalm expresses an important truth. Everyone sins, but how we respond to those sins, our attitude toward them, … Continue reading

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The Timelessness of the Bible; August 29, 2022


Psalm 64:10 Let the righteous rejoice in the Lord and take refuge in him; let all the upright in heart praise him! When I read this Psalm this morning I thought I was reading about modern American politics! I guess … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; April 15, 2022


Luke 23:34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Of all the things Jesus said from the point He was arrested until His death, this is perhaps the most earthshaking. There is a … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; March 30, 2022


Psalm 130:3-4 If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared. This has long been a deeply impressive passage to me. From one standpoint it … Continue reading

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JOY; March 24, 2022


Psalm 69:5-6 You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put … Continue reading

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Practical Christianity; February 6, 2022


Philippians 4:9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me – put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. It seems like every time you turn around, someone is … Continue reading

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The Gospel; January 14, 2022


Romans 1:16 I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. We ascribe various shades of meaning to “Gospel,” and … Continue reading

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The Blood of Jesus; January 6, 2022


Matthew 26:27-28 Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” In … Continue reading

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